International Institute for Critical Studies in Improvisation (IICSI) Colloquium

HUMAN KIND : Music for Empathic Activism Toren, Cat


Artist Presentation given by musician and composer Cat Toren at the 2017 IICSI colloquium "Lines of Flight: Improvisation, Hope and Refuge." Toren discusses a recent tour with her band HUMAN KIND and how the influence of John and Alice Coltrane helped her to discover the importance of what she calls "empathic activism" and community engagement through music.

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